Admins: Organize Dropbox files with the Content page

Updated Mar 25, 2024

This article describes a feature available to certain types of admins on Dropbox teams.

Certain types of admins can use the Content page to view and manage content. Admin types that can access the Content page include: 

  • Team admins
  • Security admins
  • Content admins
  • Compliance admins

How to access the Content page

To access the Content page:

  1. Log in to dropbox.com using your admin credentials.
  2. Click Admin console in the left sidebar.
  3. Click Content in the left sidebar. 

You’ll be taken to the Content page, where there’s a search bar and different tabs you can use to manage your team’s files and folders. 

How to use the Content page

Below the search bar, you can switch between different tabs to view different types of files. These may include:

  • Team and shared—from this tab, you can:
    • Search for and sort through team and shared folders.
    • Manage membership of team and shared folders—add or remove users, adjust permissions, and view which files have been shared with non-team members.
    • Add, delete, or copy team and shared folders.
  • Archived—from this tab, you can:
    • Restore archived folders.
    • Permanently delete archived folders.
    • Rename archived folders.
    • Note: This tab isn’t available to all teams.
  • Member/Member access—from this tab, you can:
    • View which folders a specific team member has access to. To do so, click the name or email address of the member you’d like to view.
    • Note: This tab isn’t available to all teams.
  • Locked files—from this tab, you can: 
    •  Unlock files that team members have locked. To do so, hover over the file or folder you’d like to unlock, click the “” (ellipsis), and. Then, click Unlock editing.
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Note: Not all tabs are available to all teams.

The icons next to your team’s folders represent different permission levels. Learn about the different folder icons and their meanings.
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